Bellator 263 is going to be one of the biggest pay-per-views for the promotion, which will feature the main event between the Bellator two-division champion, Patricio Freire facing the undefeated number one ranked Featherweight fighter, AJ McKee. Here is the Bellator 263 Patricio Freire vs AJ McKee Prediction and Fight Preview.
Bellator 263: Patricio Freire vs AJ McKee Fight Preview
Patricio Freire is one of the most successful champions in Bellator history. He has been fighting in the promotion for over a decade and defeated many of the prominent names in the Featherweight as well as Lightweight division such as Michael Chandler, Pat Curran, Emmanuel Sanchez, and many others.
He won the Bellator Featherweight title by defeating Pat Curran at Bellator 123 and after defending it two times Pitbull lost his title to Daniel Straus at Bellator 145. But he once again fought for the title at Bellator 178 and defeated Straus by second-round submission.
After that, he challenged Michael Chandler for the Bellator Lightweight title and defeated him via first-round TKO at Bellator 221 to become the two-division champion. Since winning the Featherweight title for the second time, he has defended it five times, and now he’ll look forward to defending it for the sixth time and win the Bellator Featherweight World Grand Prix with a prize of $1 Million at Bellator 263.
On the other hand, his opponent AJ McKee is going to be one of the toughest challenges he ever faced inside the Octagon. McKee made his Bellator debut on Bellator 136 in 2015 and he is undefeated since then.
McKee holds a record 17-0 and he is currently number one ranked Featherweight fighter and number sixth pound for pound fighter in the Bellator. AJ McKee and his father always dreamed of defeating Pitbull and there is a lot of beef between both of them entering into this fight.
Bellator 263: Patricio Freire vs AJ McKee Prediction
The two-division Bellator champion, Patricio Freire is slight betting favorite entering into this fight with betting odds of -117 in his favor against the undefeated Featherweight fighter, AJ McKee who’ll be entering this fight as an underdog with betting odds of +103 in his favor.
This fight is going to be one of the biggest fights in the promotion’s history and it is going to be interested to see whether Pitbull will defend his title for the sixth time and end McKee’s undefeated streak, or McKee will walk away with Pitbull’s Featherweight title.
Predicted Result: Patricio Freire def AJ McKee